Netherworld

Critic Score User Score
Amstrad CPC
...
2.0
ZX Spectrum
...
...
Amiga
69
2.6
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Description

In this game you are trapped in Netherworld. With your space ship you have to make your way through different levels with a hostile environment. Under a time limit you have to collect diamonds to get to the next level. The game is filled with dragons, moving mines, acid spitting creatures and lots more. Your space ship is able to shoot, furthermore you can collect several power ups, such as sand glasses to ease the time limit, shield restore or items that give you invulnerability.

Screenshots

Netherworld ZX Spectrum Level 5
Netherworld Amstrad CPC Starting level 1
Netherworld Amstrad CPC I lost a life because I ran out of time.
Netherworld DOS Level 5

Alternate Titles

  • "Abyss Zone" -- Working title

User Reviews

a great nostalgic and old style gaming experience DOS xcom1602 (936)

Critic Reviews

Zzap! Amiga Jan, 1989 83 out of 100 83
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Feb, 1989 810 out of 1000 81
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Sep, 1988 78 out of 100 78
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amstrad CPC Mar, 1989 783 out of 1000 78
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Dec, 1988 74 out of 100 74
The One Atari ST Oct, 1988 70 out of 100 70
The One Amiga Oct, 1988 70 out of 100 70
The One Amiga Nov, 1988 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Jul, 1988 8.2 out of 12 68
64'er Commodore 64 Apr, 1990 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

The grinning person in the game cover art bears definite resemblance to Jukka Tapanimäki, the designer/programmer of the original C64 version of the game.
Contributed to by xcom1602 (936), Riamus (8120) and Martin Smith (63054)